EFN.PR.E : No Conversion To FloatingReset

Element Fleet Management Corp. has announced:

that none of its outstanding Cumulative 5-Year Rate Reset Preferred Shares, Series E (the “Series E shares”) will be converted into Cumulative Floating Rate Preferred Shares, Series F (the “Series F shares”) on September 30, 2019.

During the conversion notice period, which commenced on September 3, 2019 and ended at 5:00 p.m. (Toronto time) on September 16, 2019, 90,430 Series E shares were tendered for conversion into Series F shares. In accordance with Section 8.03(a)(iii) of the rights, privileges, restrictions and conditions attaching to the Series E shares, as provided in the Corporation’s restated articles of incorporation dated October 4, 2016, since there would be outstanding on September 30, 2019 less than 500,000 Series F shares, after having taken into account all Series E shares tendered for conversion into Series F shares,

holders of Series E shares who elected to tender their shares for conversion will not have their Series E shares converted into Series F shares on September 30, 2019.

As a result, no Series F shares will be issued in connection with the current conversion privilege.

EFN.PR.E is a FixedReset, 6.40%+472, that was announced 2014-6-2 but not immediately tracked by HIMIPref™ as it was unrated. Coverage commenced in September, 2015 after the company’s preferreds were rated Pfd-3 by DBRS. The extension was announced 2019-8-27. The issue will reset at 5.903% effective September 30, 2019. I recommended against conversion. The issue is tracked by HIMIPref™ and is assigned to the Scraps – FixedReset – Discount subindex.

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